Polls are open today in Orleans County until 9 p.m.

Photos by Tom Rivers: After casting a ballot, voters get a sticker. These ones were given out this morning at Hoag Library, the polling location for the Town of Albion.

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 8 November 2022 at 9:53 am

Polls are open throughout Orleans County today until 9 p.m. as voters go to the polls to cast a ballot for governor, U.S. senator and other candidates.

There also is a state-wide proposition on the back of the ballot for whether the state should be authorized to spend $4.2 billion in New York’s first environmental bond act since 1996.

There also is a proposition in Shelby, asking voters whether the term of office for Shelby Town Supervisor shall be increased from 2 to 4 years.

There are 24,585 registered voters in Orleans County. In nine days of early voting, 1,333 have already cast ballots or 5.4 percent of the total.

The positions up for election include:

Federal elections

  • U.S. Senator: Charles Schumer (Dem. and Working Family), Joe Pinion (Republican and Conservative) and Diane Sare (LaRouche).
  • Representative for Congress 24th District (Towns of Albion, Barre, Clarendon districts 2 and 3, Ridgeway and Shelby): Steve Holden (Dem), Claudia Tenney (R, C).
  • Representative for Congress 25th District (Towns of Carlton, Clarendon Dist. 1, Gaines, Kendall, Murray and Yates): Joseph Morelle (D, WF), La’Ron Singletary (R, C)

State elections

  • Governor/Lieutenant Governor: Kathy Hochul/Antonio Delgado (D, WF) vs. Lee Zeldin/Alison Esposito (R, C)
  • Comptroller: Thomas DiNapoli (D, WF), Paul Rodriguez (R, C)
  • Attorney General: Letitia James (D, WF), Michael Henry (R,C)
  • Justices of the Supreme Court (5 positions): Shannon Heneghan (D, WF), Tracey Bannister (D, R, C, WF), Craig Hannah (D, R, C, WF), Kelly Vacco (D, R, C), Gerald Greenan III (D, R, C) and Joseph Lorigo (R, C)­
  • NYS Senate 62nd District: Robert Ortt, (R, C)
  • NYS Assembly 139th District: Jennifer Keys (D), Stephen Hawley (R, C)

Local elections

  • Albion Town Justice (2 positions): Gary Moore (D, R), Joseph Fuller (R)
  • Carlton Town Justice: Michael Cliff (R)
  • Carlton Town Councilperson, 1 year to fill vacancy: Brian McCue (R)
  • Carlton Town Councilperson, 3 years to fill vacancy: Joshua Narburgh (R)

Voters cast their ballots this morning at Hoag Library in Albion.

The polls are open today from 6 a.m. to  9 p.m. There are 11 locations in Orleans County. Most of the polling sites are at town halls, although Albion votes at Hoag Library and part of Ridgeway uses the Volunteer Fire Company and Carlton uses the Fire Co. Rec Hall.

The polling sites include:

  • Albion – Districts 1 through 6 – Hoag Library, 134 South Main St.
  • Barre – Districts 1 and 2 – Town Hall, 14317 West Barre Rd.
  • Carlton – Districts 1 through 3 – Carlton Fire Co. Rec Hall, 1853 Oak Orchard Rd.
  • Clarendon – Districts 1 through 3 – Town Hall, 16385 Church St.
  • Gaines – Districts 1 through 4 – Town Hall, 14087 Ridge Rd.
  • Kendall – Districts 1 through 3 – Town Hall, 1873 Kendall Rd.
  • Murray – Districts 1 through 6 – Murray Town Hall, 3840 Fancher Rd. (Route 31)
  • Ridgeway – Districts 1, 3, 6, 7 – Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Company, 11392 Ridge Rd.
  • Ridgeway – Districts 2, 4, 5 – Town Hall, 410 West Ave.
  • Shelby – Districts 1 through 4 – Town Hall, 4062 Salt Works Rd.
  • Yates – Districts 1 and 2 – Town Hall, 8 South Main St.